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Definition of "dead":

noun: people who are no longer living

"they buried the dead"


noun: a time when coldness (or some other quality associated with death) is intense

"the dead of winter"


adjective: devoid of activity

"this is a dead town; nothing ever happens here"


adjective: physically inactive

"Crater Lake is in the crater of a dead volcano of the Cascade Range"


adjective: no longer having or seeming to have or expecting to have life

"the nerve is dead"


adjective: not showing characteristics of life especially the capacity to sustain life; no longer exerting force or having energy or heat

"Mars is a dead planet"


adjective: drained of electric charge; discharged

"a dead battery"


adjective: complete

"came to a dead stop"


adjective: no longer having force or relevance

"a dead issue"


adjective: out of use or operation because of a fault or breakdown

"a dead telephone line"


adjective: lacking resilience or bounce

"a dead tennis ball"


adjective: not surviving in active use

"Latin is a dead language"


adjective: not circulating or flowing

"dead air"


adjective: unerringly accurate

"a dead shot"


adjective: not yielding a return

"dead capital"


adjective: lacking acoustic resonance

"dead sounds characteristic of some compact discs"


adjective: devoid of physical sensation; numb

"his gums were dead from the novocain"


adjective: (followed by `to') not showing human feeling or sensitivity; unresponsive

"passersby were dead to our plea for help"


adjective: very tired

"I'm dead after that long trip"


adverb: completely and without qualification; used informally as intensifiers

"you can be dead sure of my innocence"


adverb: quickly and without warning



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